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Birdies dodge the rain to remember diggers

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

The Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day service at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

The Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day service at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra.

Wet weather meant the HMAS Albatross Remembrance Day ceremony was relocated to the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s World War One exhibition area where the guests were seated alongside a replica of the Sopwith Pup biplane flown by WWI flying ace Captain Robert Alexander Little.

Darwin community donates to Legacy

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Lieutenant Patrick Scott from Darwin Based Patrol Boats shows his support for Legacy's 2013 Remembrance Day Campaign by selling poppy merchandise, at Smith Street Mall, Darwin. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Lieutenant Patrick Scott from Darwin Based Patrol Boats shows his support for Legacy's 2013 Remembrance Day Campaign by selling poppy merchandise, at Smith Street Mall, Darwin.

In recognition of the 95th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I, all Headquarters Northern Command personnel gathered silently to pay their respects for one minute at 11am.

HMAS Coonawarra Spins for Ocsober

Published on by LEUT Nikola Ford (author), CPO Paul Weatherspoon (photographer)

HMAS Coonawarra Spinathon Spinners and Healthy Harold spin together for HMAS Coonawarra’s Ocsober Spinathon challenge. (photo: CPO Paul Weatherspoon)

HMAS Coonawarra Spinathon Spinners and Healthy Harold spin together for HMAS Coonawarra’s Ocsober Spinathon challenge.

A team from HMAS Coonawarra rallied together in October to conduct spinathon in support of Coonawarra’s Ocsober challenge.

Set sail aboard the tall ship Young Endeavour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Jennifer Reilly (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer), ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (photographer)

Australia's tall ship STS Young Endeavour sails out of Sydney Heads for Auckland. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Australia's tall ship STS Young Endeavour sails out of Sydney Heads for Auckland.

The ballot is now open for young Australians aged 16-23 to set sail for the voyage of a lifetime aboard the national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour in 2014.

The minute that stops the nation

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

File image: ABMT Candice O'Keefe, ABMT Cody Linsley, ABET Pia Bartl and POET Mike Von Tucker sell poppies in Sydney City for Remembrance Day 2011. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

File image: ABMT Candice O'Keefe, ABMT Cody Linsley, ABET Pia Bartl and POET Mike Von Tucker sell poppies in Sydney City for Remembrance Day 2011.

On the 11th of November Navy personnel will be volunteering their time to assist with Remembrance Day events.

CO NHQ Tasmania opens Tall Ships Hobart photographic exhibition

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer Navy HQ Tasmania, CMDR Stacey Porter, officially opens the Tall Ships Hobart 2013 Photographic Exhibition in Hobart’s Salamanca Arts Centre.                 (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

Commanding Officer Navy HQ Tasmania, CMDR Stacey Porter, officially opens the Tall Ships Hobart 2013 Photographic Exhibition in Hobart’s Salamanca Arts Centre.

An exhibition of photographs taken by a team of over 30 enthusiastic volunteers at the recent International Tall Ships Hobart 2013 festival was officially opened last night by Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters Tasmania, Commander Stacey Porter.

Fleet Support Unit - Sydney grows awareness

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author)

ABMT Justin Wilkinson (front left), ABET Dan Dixon (front right), POMT Kyle Brook (rear left) and ABMT Armen Woskanian from Fleet Support Unit Sydney, shaved extra close this morning to ensure a clean start for their fundraising and beard growing efforts. (photo: Unknown)

ABMT Justin Wilkinson (front left), ABET Dan Dixon (front right), POMT Kyle Brook (rear left) and ABMT Armen Woskanian from Fleet Support Unit Sydney, shaved extra close this morning to ensure a clean start for their fundraising and beard growing efforts.

Personnel from Fleet Support Unit - Sydney are volunteering their faces and growing beards to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.

Charity acknowledges Navy’s efforts

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XO NHQ Tasmania presented with St Giles’s ‘Silver Supporter’ certificate by the Mayor of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten. (photo: )

XO NHQ Tasmania presented with St Giles’s ‘Silver Supporter’ certificate by the Mayor of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten.

NHQ Tasmania’s fund-raising efforts and activities for local charity St Giles were recently recognised at the charity’s Annual General Meeting.

Taipans free to enter Goolwa

Published on by LCDR Dom Cooper (author), CPL David Gibbs (photographer)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, AC CS RANR (right) inspects 808 Squadron along with the mayor of Alexandrina Kym McHugh (in suit) and guard commander LEUT Colin McLeod (left). (photo: CPL David Gibbs)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, AC CS RANR (right) inspects 808 Squadron along with the mayor of Alexandrina Kym McHugh (in suit) and guard commander LEUT Colin McLeod (left).

Fifty-four members of 808 Squadron exercised their right to freedom of entry to Goolwa, South Australia over the weekend, carrying on a 26 year association of the Fleet Air Arm with the town.

72 years on - remembering HMAS Sydney (II)

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

Representing the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Commander, Captain Guy Holthouse RAN, lays a wreath to commemorate the loss of HMAS Sydney (II), during a ceremony held at Martin Place, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Representing the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Commander, Captain Guy Holthouse RAN, lays a wreath to commemorate the loss of HMAS Sydney (II), during a ceremony held at Martin Place, Sydney.

A memorial and wreath laying service was held by the HMAS Sydney Association at the Cenotaph at Martin Place on 19 November 2013 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Sydney (II).